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Chae-dong Destination Guide

Explore Chae-dong in North Korea

Chae-dong in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a town in North Korea - some 81 mi or ( 130 km ) South of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Chae-dong is now 04:57 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Chae-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Haeju

Haeju is a city located in South Hwanghae Province near Haeju Bay in North Korea. It is the administrative centre of South Hwanghae Province. As of 2000, the population of the city is estimated to be 236,000. At the beginning of 20th century, it became a strategic port in Sino-Korean trade. Haeju has chemical-related enterprises and a cement factory.

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Located at 38.03 125.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Cities in South Hwanghae, Haeju, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Haeju Stadium

Haeju Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Haeju, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 25,000 people.

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Located at 38.03 125.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Haeju Airport

Haeju Airport is an airport located in Haeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea. Haeju Airport is controlled by the Korean People's Army. The airport mainly operates military flights but also has a limited number of civilian flights. This airport is notorious to South Korean intelligence authorities, because former North Korean Intelligence agents frequently use it as a transfer point. The single runway 12/30 is 6200x289 ft (1890x88 m).

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Located at 38.01 125.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea

Yeonpyeongdo

Yeonpyeong Island or Yeonpyeongdo (referred to by the DPRK as Yŏnphyŏng Islet) is a group of South Korean islands in the Yellow Sea, located about 80 km west of Incheon and 12 km south of the coast of Hwanghae Province, North Korea. The main island of the group is Daeyeonpyeongdo ("Big Yeonpyeong Island"), also referred to simply as Yeonpyeong Island, with an area of 7.01 km and a population of around 1,300.

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Located at 37.67 125.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Geography of Incheon, Islands of South Korea, Islands of the Yellow Sea, Ongjin County, Incheon

Bombardment of Yeonpyeong

The bombardment of Yeonpyeong was an artillery engagement between the North Korean military and South Korean forces stationed on Yeonpyeong Island on 23 November 2010. Following a South Korean artillery exercise in waters in the south, North Korean forces fired around 170 artillery shells and rockets at Yeonpyeong Island, hitting both military and civilian targets. The shelling caused widespread damage on the island, killing four South Koreans and injuring 19.

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Located at 37.67 125.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 2010 in North Korea, 2010 in South Korea, Conflicts in 2010, Lee Myung-bak Government, Murder in 2010, North Korea–South Korea relations, Yellow Sea